Daily Archives: August 8, 2012

The Real Romney 3: The Vietnam War

In my latest reading of The Real Romney, by Michael Kranish and Scott Helman, a lot of ground was covered: Mitt Romney’s experiences as a Mormon missionary in France; Ann’s dating of someone who reminded her of Mitt while Mitt … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Political Philosophy, Politics

Sanders on Reliability of Attribution, Purity and Ordinary Food, and Whether the Pharisees Were Exclusive

I have three items for my write-up today on Jewish Law from Jesus to the Mishnah, by E.P. Sanders. 1.  In rabbinic literature, are the attributions of certain opinions to the sages reliable, or are they merely a later hand … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Rabbinics, Religion